C-SPAN Bus to Visit TAMIU Friday
On Friday, Texas A&M International University students will have
an opportunity to meet representatives of cable television's C-SPAN and
tour their mobile studios on the C-SPAN Bus.
The C-SPAN bus will be in front of the TAMIU Student Center Friday morning
from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service,
C-SPAN is a private, non-profit company. Its mission is to provide public
access to the political process. It receives no government funding; fees
paid by cable and satellite affiliates carrying C-SPAN programming fund
The visit is made possible by Time Warner Cable of Laredo and is free
and open to students and the public. Tours of the bus will be available.
The C-SPAN networks (C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, C-SPAN3, C-SPAN Radio, as well
as C-SPAN.org.) televise or broadcast
the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate when in session.
In addition, C-SPAN covers congressional hearings, White House press briefings,
speeches, and other important public affairs events.
For more information, please contact the Office of Public Affairs and
Information Services at 326.2180.
University office hours are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests
and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information
Services at firstname.lastname@example.org